[ExI] Meaning in life (Was: Who has a vote that counts?)

Giulio Prisco giulio at gmail.com
Sun Aug 2 14:40:32 UTC 2020

Good point John. These two ideas need not necessarily be connected. But
they usually are. How many atheists are open to the idea of
afterlife/resurrection (natural or technological)?

On 2020. Aug 2., Sun at 16:31, John Clark via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 2, 2020 at 5:28 AM Giulio Prisco via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> *> Well, I’m sure many atheists are very good and moral people who find
>> meaning in life, but I also think they are sad. Thinking that I’ll never
>> see my loved departed ones would make me extremely sad, *
> Why do so many people just assume that the existence of an omnipotent
> omniscient being who created the universe must imply that humans have a
> eternal life after death, but the non-existence of such a being means
> they have no chance of such a thing? Seems to me the existence of God and
> human immortality are two independent ideas that need not be connected, and
> I see no particular reason why they would be.
> John K Clark
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